Dam problem raises flood risk in Auburn, Kent

Feb 13, 2009 Full story: The Seattle Times

If another "Pineapple Express" dropped heavy rain on Western Washington this winter, there's a greater risk of flooding along the Green River in Auburn, Kent, Tukwila and Renton.

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Bill

Des Plaines, IL

#1 Mar 17, 2009
I can't believe that the City of Kent is letting the Corps of Engineers "off the hook" with this one. If nothing else, they could fill the two holes with dirt, but to just sit back and do nothing is not acceptable!
John

Seattle, WA

#2 Mar 26, 2009
Bill wrote:
I can't believe that the City of Kent is letting the Corps of Engineers "off the hook" with this one. If nothing else, they could fill the two holes with dirt, but to just sit back and do nothing is not acceptable!
They aren't, they are conducting a survey. There are many projects that need to be addressed that are just as important. It is not their fault you choose to live in a flood plain.

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